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Duty Of Care: Why Support Parent Artists?

“Structural inequalities exert pressure upon individuals.” Elaine Speight on a necessary and urgent rethink in considering the needs of cultural workers with children… Early last February, I was invited to give an online...

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“Developing more representative art collections could not be more urgent”:
Dr Anjalie Dalal-Clayton on the need to diversify the narrative

Art institutions in the North-West of England have been pivotal in exhibiting Black British artists over the decades, writes Dr Anjalie Dalal-Clayton. So why do our public art collections remain so white? It’s time for...

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“We’re experts at taking risks.” On the fraught issue of artists’ pay

Is being an artist now so precarious as to be unhealthy? Sue Flowers draws on her own experiences and those of others working in the sector to consider what more can be done…...

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“Art is an integral part of a contemporary tourist offer”
Blackpool – Anything but Monocultural

Who does art serve and how, and does it depend on place? Mike Pinnington speaks to the curators at Blackpool’s Grundy Gallery to get a picture of how the seaside town is anything...

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“Diversity is crucial to evolution” – How an embedded approach to contemporary art engages communities in the North West

“If the arts cannot reflect a diverse range of backgrounds, they simply will not represent who we are as a country.” Bob Dickinson explores the region’s embedded arts organisations… If there’s one clear...


Research In The Wild: “An ever-changing map of connected relationships”

What issues effecting the arts are to the fore in Lancashire and Cumbria right now? In the first of a new series commissioned by Contemporary Visual Arts Network North-by-NorthWest (CVAN NbyNW), Ross Dalziel highlights those embracing an...

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NOW LIVE! Preorder Your Copy of Our New Book, Present Tense

A decade since Liverpool European Capital of Culture… What now? Present Tense: a book of new essays from some of the UK’s most exciting writers. Available to preorder now on Kickstarter! What is...

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“Storytelling will hold this building together”: Introducing Storyhouse, Chester

Chester’s brand new cultural centre enjoys its official launch next Thursday. Ahead of the big day, Hannah Allan speaks to its staff and local residents to understand the area’s creative needs, and the...

Rogue Artist Studios: Jenny Steele, Over and Over, Jump In!

Jumping Into The Unknown: What Next For Rogue Studios?

It’s a familiar story of increasing city-centre gentrification. But where does it leave one more arts space facing eviction? Daniel McMillan speaks to the artists of Rogue, Manchester, about paving the way for expensive...